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Re: Feinstein to introduce legislation to establish 2 national monuments in Mojave Desert

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avatar Feinstein to introduce legislation to establish 2 national monuments in Mojave Desert
December 21, 2009 01:02AM
The protected areas would encompass 1 million acres containing wildlife, extinct volcanoes, sand dunes and ancient petroglyphs. The senator says the bill could be enacted in late 2010.

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-mojave21-2009dec21,0,7093884.story
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The protected areas would encompass 1 million acres containing wildlife, extinct volcanoes, sand dunes and ancient petroglyphs. The senator says the bill could be enacted in late 2010.

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-mojave21-2009dec21,0,7093884.story

Wonderful, good for her. I hope it happens before Congress changes hands again :-(
avatar Re: Feinstein to introduce legislation to establish 2 national monuments in Mojave Desert
December 21, 2009 03:23PM
I initially thought there would be a lot of upset off-road riders, but the articles sounds like almost everyone is happy.
Could be too good to be true.
"Heroic country" sounds like it would be good to check it out.



The cure for a fallacious argument is a better argument, not the suppression of ideas.
-- Carl Sagan
avatar Re: Feinstein to introduce legislation to establish 2 national monuments in Mojave Desert
December 22, 2009 01:21PM
Feinstien can be reasonable sometimes (except for the Hetch Hetchy issue). Her proposal looks OK from my point of view, as long as 4x4s are allowed in some areas as they are in Anza-Borrego DSP.
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